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wild Italian dried oregano on the branch-where to find?

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ume Mar 17, 2009 01:48 AM

Does anybody know whether any stores in Toronto would sell wild oregano (preferably from Calabria or Sicily) that's dried on the branch? Apparently the wild oregano gives a much more floral scent and I would love to try cooking with it in some of my Italian dishes. Thanks!

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    millygirl Mar 17, 2009 04:25 AM

    Pretty much all of the grocery stores on the Danforth (Sunvalley for one) carry it, although I'm not sure of it's terroir.

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      blindbunny Mar 17, 2009 04:48 AM

      i was in fiesta farms this weekend and they had a huge table with bags of wild oregano. not sure if it was on special or not, but it was a great deal. they also had packets of roasted chesnuts for $2 right beside it. mmm.

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        summ3r Mar 17, 2009 05:17 AM

        I saw some last week in the grocery store just across from Kew Gardens in the Beach.

        1. jayt90 Mar 17, 2009 05:44 AM

          Highland Farms has wild Greek oregano on the stalk. It is stronger than most spice rack oregano.

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          Highland Farms Supermarkets
          4750 Dufferin Street North York ON

          Highland Farms
          850 Ellesmere Rd, Toronto, ON M1P, CA

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            JennaBean Mar 17, 2009 09:01 AM

            I saw bunches of it at No Frills at Gerrard and Carlaw on Sat.

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